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Inquiry Center

Construction starts on Wednesday to create a Knowledge Commons Inquiry Center on the first floor of the library. The Inquiry Center will connect Media Services to the Airport Lounge, and the newly renovated space will be a flexible and accessible space for students to connect with peer mentors for research, instructional technology, speaking, writing, quantitative […]

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Femmes Do Photoshop

March 30, 6 – 7:30 PM in the 3rd floor IT Training Room. ‘Femmes Do Photoshop’ is a workshop for beginners in Adobe Photoshop. This workshop covers the basics of using Photoshop for photo manipulation. Devices are provided (but limited) to students who do not have laptops or the Adobe suite. Snacks are also provided! […]

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From Vision to Reality: Part I

Three years of planning culminated in 2016 with a vision for a library-based “Knowledge Commons” that would strengthen existing services and resources at Hampshire and help guarantee a significant and sustainable future for a reimagined library that meets the needs of 21st century learners. As we move out of that phase of the project, I’m […]

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Knowledge Commons Update

As we start off the academic year, the Knowledge Commons team is hard at work piloting services, planning spaces, and getting the word out. Read on for the latest updates on our progress. Growing Our Team The Knowledge Commons team recently welcomed our newest Alumni Fellow, Abby Hanus (They/Them/Theirs), who will work with the Center […]

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Knowledge Commons Members

Hampshire’s Knowledge Commons Team

The library is thrilled to welcome and introduce our growing Knowledge Commons team. With funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the library has recruited and hired a team that will connect our campus to resources to support teaching and learning. Student Success Alumni Fellow, Sasha Conley (She/Her/Hers, They/Them/Theirs), is working with the library and […]

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K & W Commons – March 2016 Vision and Plans

The Knowledge and Wellness Commons planning continues to make great progress. In February 2016, Bruner/Cott architects and planners and Brightspot, strategy consultants, consulted with more than 100 Hampshire students to conceive the Wellness Commons. CLICK HERE to download a PDF of the Knowledge & Wellness Commons Study (March, 2016.) Following that visioning process, Bruner/Cott is […]

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Update on LLC: Knowledge and Wellness Commons

In May 2015 the Library Learning Commons Service Strategy Report was finalized. In December 2015 the library received a generous grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for implementation of a Learning Commons 3.O. Strategic Planning led the campus to identify the library and connecting Crown center athletic facilities as key for improving student, faculty […]

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Making Ideas Come True

Thursday, December 3rd Making Ideas Come True 12-1:30pm in the Library Airport Lounge Lunch provided Everyone has an awesome idea at some point. But so often making that idea a reality takes funding. We’ve invited Incommn, an area small business consulting firm, on campus to lead two workshops on developing pitching skills to help students […]

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DIV III CREATIVE CONNECTIONS

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JOIN US: Airport Lounge Opening Reception | Apr. 30th 4:30-6:00pm

AIRPORT LOUNGE OPENING RECEPTION THURSDAY, APRIL 30TH 4:30pm-6:00pm The Airport Lounge is now a prototype sandbox for the Library Learning Commons. Please join us in exploring our new collaborative & flexible, technology-rich student work space! This project was collaboratively designed by the Creativity Center, Hampshire Student Union, Rehamping, Library, IT and Facilities. Food and drinks […]

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